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Level 1 Award in Mentoring

The qualification is designed to provide an introduction to mentoring by developing knowledge of mentoring, mentoring skills and practice and giving opportunities to practice the skills. This will support learners in understanding mentoring and the skills and knowledge required to be a mentor. It is suitable for learners prior to or in employment who wish to develop their understanding of mentoring. Learners may be already working in a mentoring, coaching or learning support role or may use the qualification as part of progression to a role such as mentor, coach or classroom assistant.

Learning Objectives & Assessment

The course is made up of three core modules:

  • Module One - Introduction to Mentoring
  • Module Two - Mentoring Practice
  • Module Three - Mentoring Skills

The qualification is assessed through a multi-choice examination of evidence which demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria. All learners are expected to prove both their theoretical and practical knowledge within their multi-choice examination of evidence.

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 14 years of age at certification There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Delivery & Prices

Delivery Price
Online - Self Study £145 +VAT
Online - Live Virtual Classroom £195 +VAT

Group Packages are available: £2,340 +VAT for up to 12 Learners, delivered over 1 Day.
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This course is designed for individuals who would like to start mentoring or for those who are already mentoring but need a nationally recognised mentoring qualification for their career development.


Learners will achieve the nationally recognised QCF approved Level 1 Award in Mentoring. The aim is to give learners the confidence and knowledge to Mentor. By the end of the course learners will understand how to set up an effective mentoring environment.


Successful learners can progress to other mentoring, teaching and training, qualifications such as:

  • Level 2 Award in Mentoring
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring